There are 4 ways to get from Cairns to Moree by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Cairns (CNS) to Moree (MRZ) CNS - MRZ

$247 - $412

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  35 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Cairns Central Station to Brisbane Roma Street
  2. Take the train from Brisbane to Grafton Station 32
  3. Take the bus from Grafton Station, Coach Bay to Moree Town Coach Stop, Auburn St 141

$213 - $371

2 alternative options

Bus  •  42 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Cairns to Brisbane
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane to Glen Innes
  3. Take the bus from Glen Innes Coach Stop, Church St to Moree Town Coach Stop, Auburn St 141

$251 - $390

Drive  •  21 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Cairns to Moree 1118.4 miles

$150 - $230

What companies run services between Cairns, QLD, Australia and Moree, NSW, Australia?

Qantas, Jetstar and two other airlines fly from Cairns to Moree hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cairns to Moree via Brisbane, Glen Innes, and Glen Innes Coach Stop, Church St in around 42 h 40 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Cairns to Moree via Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $800
Flights from Cairns to Moree via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $900
Flights from Cairns to Moree via Alice Springs, Sydney
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $950
Flights from Cairns to Moree via Hamilton Island, Sydney
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $850
Flights from Cairns to Moree via Townsville, Sydney
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$220 - $380
Flights from Cairns to Moree via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $380
Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Cairns Central Station to Brisbane Roma Street
Ave. Duration
24 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $290
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
A-Choice
$285
B-Quick
$157
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Brisbane to Grafton Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$29 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $60
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Grafton Station, Coach Bay to Moree Town Coach Stop, Auburn St
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Glen Innes Coach Stop, Church St to Moree Town Coach Stop, Auburn St
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Cairns to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
30 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $290
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$170 - $250
Flexifare
$200 - $290

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Cairns to Moree?

The distance between Cairns and Moree is 1455 km. The road distance is 1789 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Cairns to Moree?

The cheapest way to get from Cairns to Moree is to drive which costs $200 - $300 and takes 21 h 6 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Cairns to Moree?

The quickest way to get from Cairns to Moree is to fly which takes 6 h 23 min and costs $320 - $550.

Is there a direct bus between Cairns and Moree?

No, there is no direct bus from Cairns to Moree. However, there are services departing from Cairns and arriving at Moree Town Coach Stop, Auburn St via Brisbane and Glen Innes Coach Stop, Church St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42 h 40 min.

How long does it take to get from Cairns to Moree?

It takes approximately 6 h 23 min to get from Cairns to Moree, including transfers.